Experts Network

MEKEI, in conjunction with WASD, has built a strong network of researchers, policy makers, educators, consultants and employers from all parts of the world to exchange knowledge and experience and discuss current developments and challenges. This directory can be used to help find, support and collaborate with experts from the network. Interested in joining the expert directory? Complete the application form. Please check your details in our directory after 48 hrs and if you can not find your name, please contact the directory coordinator at You can also join the expert directories of our sister organisation: World Association for Sustainable Development (WASD) and Sudan Knowledge (SK).

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Dr. Keith Perks

Reader University of BrightonBusiness School


Location: Brighton, UK


Keith Perks has an MBA from Manchester Business School and a PhD in International Marketing from Loughborough University. He researches in the fields of international marketing, international entrepreneurship and CSR communications and has published his work in the International Business Review, Journal of Business Research and Strategic Change among others. He has presented his research at leading management and marketing conferences, including, for example, the US Academy of Management, Strategic Management Society, British Academy of Management, European Academy of Marketing, Australian and New Zealand Academy of Marketing, the European Group for Organization Studies and the European Business Ethics Network. He was awarded the Best Paper in the International and Cross Cultural Marketing Track at the Australian and New Zealand Marketing Academy Conference and was the Chair of the 37th European Marketing Academy Conference. Prior to joining the University of Brighton he was the European Business and Planning Manager at Fleetguard (a division of the Cummins Engine Group) and European Marketing and Business Development Manager for a high technology SME. He has delivered research seminars by invitation at HEC Montreal; Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane and ESMT Management School in Berlin.